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Events


Please see below for a list of events that are hosted by both Plan4Health as well as external organizations. The host organization is included in each event description.

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Events

Walking and Bicycling in an Automated Future (Part I)

August 16, 2017 1:00 pm EST
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is hosting a free webinar series to bring together researchers, practitioners, advocates, policy makers, and industry leaders to think...  Read more »

Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention: A New Framework

August 16, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Health equity remains a high priority area. In this webinar, Dr. Kumanyikawill and Dr. Dietz will explain why obesity and overweight in children and adults should be framed as a health equity...  Read more »

Building Leadership Skills for Community Health Programming

August 16, 2017 2:00 pm EST
The purpose of this webinar is to provide organizations with strategies to assess and develop leadership skills both within the organization and in the community. Presenters will showcase...  Read more »

Core Capabilities for Local Health Department Involvement in Land Use and Transportation Policy Processes

August 21, 2017 1:00 pm EST
The UMass Prevention Research Center will present on their research to engage local health departments in built environment decision making at the local level to improve physical activity...  Read more »

Measuring the Benefits of Trees: The Green Streets Lawrence Health Impact Assessment

August 23, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Green infrastructure elements such as street trees can play an important role in the mental health, physical activity, and social interaction of community residents. In 2016, Massachusetts...  Read more »

Introduction to the Community Food Projects Grant Program

August 23, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Tufts University
Join this webinar to learn about the USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture’s Community Food Projects (CFP) Grant Program. We will introduce the grant program and talk...  Read more »

Incorporating health in transportation decisions

August 24, 2017 1:00 pm EST
APHA believes in working with the transportation sector to create equitable and healthy transportation policies and practices. Since its release in 2015, the Transportation and Health Tool has...  Read more »

Walking and Bicycling in an Automated Future (Part II)

August 31, 2017 1:00 pm EST
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is hosting a free webinar series to bring together researchers, practitioners, advocates, policy makers, and industry leaders to think...  Read more »

Smart Growth in the Midwest: An Overview of Policies and Practice

August 31, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Is “Smart Growth” a relevant term in the Midwest? How has the concept influenced planning and development in the America’s heartland, and how do current practices compare to notions of smart...  Read more »

Advancements in measuring bicycle and pedestrian accessibility

September 12, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Measures of destination accessibility by automobile and transit are growing in use. Virginia, for example, evaluates both in project prioritization. Yet measures of bicycle and pedestrian...  Read more »

Tackling Poverty In Rural Communities

September 12, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Imagine a community where every person can decide who they want to be “when they grow up”…a chef, doctor, electrician, entrepreneur, homemaker, lawyer? What would it look like if every child had...  Read more »

Walking Towards Justice – The Color of Law

September 27, 2017 2:00 pm EST
America Walks
To provide an open platform for discussion and aid in identifying potential solutions to improve walkability for ALL, America Walks has launched a new social equity-inspired online discussion...  Read more »

Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement

October 11, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
Champions of the walking movement come from different backgrounds, sectors and viewpoints. Learn how by working together, we are stronger than ever. Register here!    Read more »

Creating Vibrant Communitites with the Community in Mind: Development and Gentrification

November 8, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
Displacement and concerns of gentrification are at the center of many debates about placemaking and development. How do we serve as responsible stewards of communities while also promoting...  Read more »

Turning Data into Action

December 13, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
What do we mean when we say the walking movement? After 12 months of studying a selection of indicators to measure the movement, America Walks is excited to be able to release information on the...  Read more »